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List famous Welsh bands and solo musicians, listed by popularity with photos when available. These popular bands from Wales come from a number of different musical genres, including rock, pop, metal, electronic, jam, punk and acoustic. These might not necessarily be the best Welsh bands, but this list contains a majority of the greatest bands from Wales. Music lovers who are looking for new music to listen to can use this list of talented Welsh musicians to discover some great new bands and artists.

List contains bands like Rhydian, Al Lewis.

This list answers the questions, "Which bands are from Wales?" and "Which bands are popular in Wales?"

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Duffy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Duffy Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Neo soul

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Sasha is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Sasha House music, Electronic dance music, Breakbeat

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Charlotte Church is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Charlotte Church Indie pop, Pop music, Operatic pop

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Dave Edmunds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Dave Edmunds Blues-rock, New Wave, Pop music

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James Dean Bradfield is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
James Dean Bradfield Alternative rock, Glam punk, Hard rock

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Marina & the Diamonds is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Marina & the Diamonds Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

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John Cale is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
John Cale Spoken word, Experimental rock, Folk rock

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Mike Lewis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Mike Lewis Nu metal, Rock music, Alternative rock

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Grant Nicholas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Grant Nicholas Glam metal, Rock music, Grunge

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Gruff Rhys is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Ken Follett is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Andy Bell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Andy Bell Shoegazing, Rock music, Heavy metal

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Anthony Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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High Contrast is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
High Contrast Drum and bass, Liquid funk

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Brian Godding is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Brian Godding Pop music, Jazz fusion

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Max Boyce is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Max Boyce Folk music, Comedy

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Philip Lewis-Jones is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Philip Lewis-Jones Soundtrack, Indie pop, Power pop

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Catherine Zeta-Jones is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Richard Jones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Richard Jones Rock music, Britpop

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Dorothy Squires is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Dorothy Squires Pop music, Traditional pop music

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Mike Peters is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Mike Peters New Wave, Rock music

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Roald Dahl is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Judith Owen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Jamie Robinson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Christian Bale is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Terry Jones is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Richard Burton is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Dylan Thomas is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Blue Weaver is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Blue Weaver Disco, Rock music, Folk music

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Jonathan Pryce is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Glynis Johns is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Vinnie Jones is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Timothy Dalton is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Keith Allen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Rhys Ifans is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Mary Hopkin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Mary Hopkin Folk music

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Benji Webbe is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Benji Webbe Hip hop music, Dubstep, Nu metal

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Rob Brydon is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Griff Rhys Jones is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Siân Phillips is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Andy Fairweather Low is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Andy Fairweather Low Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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Eos Chater is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Jem is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Jem New Wave, Trip hop, Folk music

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Harry Secombe is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Harry Secombe Easy listening

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Ivor Novello is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Eugene Francis Jnr is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Eugene Francis Jnr Rock music, Folk music, Electronic music

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Dave Evans is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Dave Evans Rock music, Glam rock, Hard rock

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Ian Watkins is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Bands from Wales
Ian Watkins Pop punk, Nu metal, Emo

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Ruth Jones is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Bands from Wales

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Paul Whitehouse is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Bands from Wales